We all have bands that defined our youth--that made us love music, that maybe even introduced us to a new feeling that we didn't know existed. Whether it's the psychedelic rock of the '60s, punk of the '70s, thrash of the '80s, or grunge of the '90s, every generation has its own musical roots.
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It's hard to imagine that once upon a time, Kurt Cobain wasn't the voice of a generation, or grunge's foremost martyr. A long time ago, he was simply the guy who fronted a great band called Nirvana, and brought thick, fuzzy metal/punk distortion to great pop songs. He had already established himself ... More >>
I'm almost a little bummed that the world didn't end on December 21. No War of the Worlds or 2012 scenes became a reality, although I was so sure that the only reason gas prices were down was because all the rich people were holed up in their submarines, burrowed into the Alps like a goddamn modern- ... More >>
Shan Man of 98 KUPD
You can hear 98 KUPD's weeknight DJ from 7-11 p.m. every weeknight and find his KUPD blogs at www.98kupd.com.
When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station
would play right now? Is this a trick question and are you trying to get me in trouble? Beli ... More >>
[Editor's note: Deathmatch pairs two things that have something in common, and determines who is better. It's a concept we sort-of ripped off from MTV, except that instead of claymation it's the printed word!]
By Paul T. Bradley
Released in 2003, 14 Shades of Grey is the fourth studio album from a ... More >>
Mike Starr (1966-2011)According to Associated Press, former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr was found dead in a home in Salt Lake City earlier today. Starr, 44, played bass in the band from the band's formation in 1987 till 1993, when he was kicked out of the group- but not before playing on D ... More >>
Alice In Chains with scab singer William DuVall.Alice in Chains has always been a tough interview. In fact, the band's late lead singer, Layne Staley, infamously refused to talk to the media nearly a decade after a Rolling Stone reporter, Jon Wiederhorn, wrote about his hideously track-marked han ... More >>
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